The U.S.-China Center is currnetly involved in the planning of a China Trade Day, organized by the U.S. Commercial Service and Wesleyan University
This is a great opportunity for small businesses interested in exploring how to export to China. A 90% reimbursement of the registration fee is also available for Connecticut Small Businesses.
Date: June 11, 2012
Venue: Wesleyan University, Beckham Hall, 45 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, CT 06457
Cost: $300 per company; $75 for additional company representatives
*90% reimbursement of registration fees available to Connecticut Small Businesses.
(While reimbursement fund last, see below in red)
Register Here: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/newWebinarRegistration.jsp?SmartCode=2Q83
Please join the U.S. Commercial Service and Wesleyan University for China Trade Day. This event will educate regional firms about business opportunities in China and provide the opportunity for companies to meet with key industry and government experts from China.
China responded quickly to the global economic downturn in 2008, and as a result of a combination of monetary, fiscal, and bank-lending measures, China‘s GDP grew 9.2 percent in 2009, 10.3 percent in 2010, and 9.2 percent in 2011. GDP in 2012 is expected to grow 7.5 percent, with GDP projections for 2013 not expected to be far off that mark at between 8.3 percent and 8.8 percent.
China’s leading industry sectors include: Education and Training, Aviation Market, Consumer Products, Railway and Metro Industry, Medical Device and Healthcare Service Market, Safety Security Market, Marine Industries, Travel and Tourism, Franchising, Air Pollution, ICT Equipment and Software, Green Building and Agricultural Sectors.
At China Trade Day, companies will:
- Gain an understanding of China’s economic and trade climate with a focus on Shandong Province
- Learn the best approach to doing business in China and discuss opportunities for US exporters in Tier 2 cities
- Meet one-on-one with various Chinese and USG representatives as well as with industry experts
- Hear from private sector experts on IP, tax and legal considerations in China
- Participate in roundtable sessions on how to write a VISA letter, IP, VAT tax, legal issues, and industry overviews of the Aerospace and Medical sector
- Learn about standards/regulations in China as well as assistance available to help US companies succeed in China
- Special afternoon program on commercial aerospace opportunities in China
For more information contact:
Friday May, 11, 2012 at 11:23AM